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CURRENT REPORT
Gigabit Cities Public-Private Initiatives: Four Case Studies
This report presents four case studies of public-private partnerships for U.S. Gigabit Cities. It discusses the concerns that led to partnership proposals, how these were addressed, and the projects' results at their various stages, derived from documentation and recent interviews with nine representatives of cities and operators of various kinds.
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TV Everywhere Gaining Traction, Looking to Go Far
This report analyzes the state of TV Everywhere, prospects for next-generation enhancements and the opportunities and challenges ahead. It includes profiles of 19 software suppliers that offer solutions that support cable's TV Everywhere development in various ways.
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CURRENT REPORT
Switch Technology & Components for SDN & the White Box Era
This report analyzes high-performance Ethernet switch devices, embedded SDN and operating system software and innovative SDN switch systems, identifying the key requirements and highlighting their advantages for equipment manufacturers and service providers. The report also reviews vendor strategies and surveys component features, performance and flexibility in this important market.
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Cloud Video Conferencing Has Vertical Market, Mobile Appeal
This report examines the cloud video conferencing market, analyzing the most lucrative verticals and discussing drivers and challenges in the industry. It compares solutions available from leading market vendors, examines the geographic landscape of the market and details trends that will likely occur over the next 18-24 months.
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NFV Partnerships Underscore Importance of Collaboration
This report examines the market for NFV partnerships and ecosystems, analyzing their features, as well as areas of growth expected in the market over the next two years. The report discusses industry drivers and challenges and analyzes available solutions from 15 leading vendors.
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CURRENT REPORT
Small Cell Backhaul Proves Its Worth to Wireless Operators
This report examines the small cell backhaul market, analyzing features most commonly found in today's solutions, strongest drivers in the market, verticals that show promise and challenges the industry faces. It includes a comparative analysis of solutions available, examines the geographic landscape of the market and details trends that are likely to occur in the industry over the next 18-24 months.
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LTE for Public Safety: Donít Count on It
This report identifies and analyzes these and other key issues driving and inhibiting the public-safety market's adoption of LTE. It discusses how LTE compares to incumbent public-safety technologies, such as P25 and TETRA, in terms of performance and cost. The report is based on interviews with a representative sample of companies in the ecosystem, including Athena Wireless, Cisco, Ethertronics, Harris, Nokia, Sonim Technologies and TeleCommunication Systems (TCS).
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Heavy Reading Insider:
targets the general telecom industry. Published monthly.
Heavy Reading Cable Industry Insider:
analyzes the cable/MSO communications services sector. Published six times a year.
Heavy Reading Components Insider:
focuses on comm chips and subsystems. Published six times a year.
Heavy Reading IP Services Insider:
covers enterprise issues related to IP service deployment. Published six times a year.
Heavy Reading Service Provider IT Insider:
focuses on service provider infrastructure issues. Published six times a year.
Heavy Reading Mobile Networks Insider:
targets the wireless sector, primarily carrier infra-
structure and applications. Published six times a year.
Heavy Reading 4G/LTE Insider:
targets the wireless sector, primarily carrier infra-
structure and applications. Published six times a year.
ANALYST
Tim Kridel
Tim writes for both Mobile Networks Insider and 4G/LTE Insider. He has previously covered the wireless and cable industries for a number of research firms, including Heavy Reading.
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Tim Kridel
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Simon Stanley
Simon writes the Components Insider, covering the latest developments in telecom silicon and subsystems.
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Simon Stanley
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Caroline Chappell
Caroline writes the Services Software Insider, Caroline writes the Services Software Insider, addressing the latest developments in telecom service delivery technology and service provider IT (SPIT).
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Caroline Chappell
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Denise Culver
Denise is the author of IP Services Insider and contributes to Heavy Reading Insider, focusing on implementation of business-class services.
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Denise Culver
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Simon Sherrington
Simon is an independent consultant who contributes regularly to Heavy Reading Insider and to other Heavy Reading projects, including the DPI Market Tracker.
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Simon Sherrington
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Danny Dicks
Danny is a regular contributor to Heavy Reading Insider, focusing on next-gen video services and emerging telecom technologies.
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Danny Dicks
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Craig Leddy
A contributor to Heavy Reading Cable Industry Insider, Craig is a veteran cable industry writer, speaker, and market analyst.
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Craig Leddy
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